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Violence in Iraq Continues Amid U.S., Insurgent Talks

Insurgent attacks in Iraq Sunday resulted in more than 40 deaths across the country. The latest wave of violence comes amid news that U.S. officials have met with leaders of the Iraqi insurgency and an acknowledgment by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld that the insurgency could continue for more than a decade.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.
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